Marion County AL Information


Marion County Subdivisions

Marion County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 31,154
Population in Households 30,286
Population in Familes 25,060
Population in Group Qrtrs 868
Population Density1 42
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 12,844
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 8,723
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,192 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,652 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,292 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $83,423
Average Home Value $114,224


Median Household Income $35,192
Average Household Income $46,974
Per Capita Income $19,834
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.13%
Households 0.24% 0.16%
Families 0.09% 0.06%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Marion County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marion County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 38 45th
Population Density1 # 38 45th
Diversity Index2 # 64 6th
Median Household Income # 44 36th
Per Capita Income # 40 42nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.